With so many Pakistanis believing Imran Khan’s ‘Great Steal’, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will have little peace in office
The United States Institute of Peace, run with US taxpayers’ money, has become a hub of Pakistan apologists and supporters
China is essentially exploiting poorer Pakistan to feed its own increasingly wealthy and hungry population while putting ever-more water pressure on a country struggling with water scarcity
More than one in four American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. The pandemic has further exacerbated acute mental health crises across the world, failing those citizens who are most in need. In January 2022, I became one of those statistics.
Until American state and federal laws — and domestic law elsewhere — catch up to the realities of caste apartheid, the most vulnerable of Indian-origin persons will suffer
For the first time in over 75 years not only are there no Indian advisors in Afghanistan, there are now Pakistani advisors in their stead. This alone may be worth the price that Pakistan will continue to pay for its victory in Afghanistan
With the passing of five decades, the prospects for a secular Bangladeshi democracy seem ever-more remote despite the country’s important strides in human development and contributions to international security
Sardar Masood Khan ‘is a dangerous radical with a long history of working with Islamists’. His appointment evidences an increasingly dangerous Pakistani regime, which is working to co-opt and support Islamists all around the world
While Saudi Arabia has no interest in limiting ties with India at Pakistan’s behest, it does want to limit the temptation for Pakistan to reassert ties with Iran
Grappling with Pakistan's 'influence operations': When the patriarchy moves in to silence a female critic
For some 10 years, I have relentlessly exposed Pakistan's influence operations against American scholars, analysts, journalists and the institutions that employ them and rely upon their ability to raise funds to support the organisations' overhead costs and salaries
The Sittwe port built by India in northern Myanmar will not only cut travel time to the North-East but also reduce India’s dependence on the vulnerable Siliguri Corridor
The Balakot air strike shows that India has moved away from the policy of strategic restraint, a shift that will have enormous impact on the region and beyond.
Washington is considering a complete withdrawal of US-led forces in exchange for the Taliban committing to direct talks with Afghan government for a ceasefire
Conservatives are waging war on US academia; campaign to harass and intimidate professors will end in bloodshed
At least 50 professors in the United States are literally being targetted at home and in the workplace using stochastic terrorism. A conservative author wrote a book targeting 101 of the “Most Dangerous Academics in America”.
Donald Trump's war on media continues in an America divided into Fox News viewers and a more non-discriminatory crowd
At the heart of Donald Trump's war on media is that Republicans and their allies know that demography is not on their side: America is changing and there is little that they can do to stop it.
Don't be fooled by Democrats taking House of Representatives, America’s democracy is dying on the vine
America’s most economically productive Americans are the majority; yet we are ruled by a regressive minority
Christine Blasey Ford's testimony: Women need to run for office because powerful men will fight to maintain privilege
What was on trial was not the veracity of Ford’s claims; rather the inherent male privileges that women like Ford and others in the #MeToo movement are fighting to destabilise.